Donald Trump’s lost opportunity

Instead of reshaping U.S. politics, he has been a standard Republican, albeit an incompetent one.

Trump’s breathtaking surrender to Russia

This isn’t what Reagan would have done.

What to do for little Charlie Gard

One cannot imagine a more wrenching moral dilemma.

Obama stood up to Russian interference. Now Trump must follow through.

The administration must show that the U.S. will not tolerate any future efforts by Moscow.

  • Denis McDonough
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Don’t get distracted: The GOP’s cruel health-care plan isn’t dead yet

It would be a mistake to take anything for granted.

Republicans are working to keep you from your day in court

So much for the president’s pledge to look out for the little guy.

What the demise of the CIA’s anti-Assad program means

Another chapter paramilitary action ending in an untidy mess.

America is disrespecting its wartime allies

Here’s how we can honor their service to our country.

  • Matt Zeller
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If Trump wants to work with Russia on cybersecurity, here’s what he should do

Lessons from a dialogue with China.

  • Suzanne Spaulding
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Democrats finally have an agenda. Here’s what it looks like.

The party is trying to fix the perception that it “just stands against Trump.”

The one area where Trump has been wildly successful

The president is naming (young, right-wing) judges at an unprecedented rate.

What is the future of the Air Force?

Drones, directed-energy weapons and the future of war.

Why Obamacare won and Trump lost

The Affordable Care Act’s core provisions are broadly popular.

I’m a scientist. I’m blowing the whistle on the Trump administration.

I was reassigned to an unrelated job in the accounting office that collects royalty checks from fossil fuel companies.

  • Joel Clement
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How net-neutrality advocates would let Trump control the Internet

The real fight is how much power we want the FCC to have.

  • Berin Szoka
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Why deficits might be with us forever

There’s a giant mismatch between what Americans want from government and what they’ll pay for with taxes.

Why Ryan and McConnell should go for a big deal with Democrats

Why not swing for the fences?

The bipartisan way to strengthen health care

We’ve proposed legislation that could easily pass Congress.

  • Neera TandenTopher Spiro
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Why repeal-and-replace was doomed from the start

The same reason that Obamacare was so difficult to craft.

How China tames dissent on the Internet

The Chinese precept, American researchers conclude, is “do not engage on controversial issues.”

Callista Gingrich’s nomination to the Vatican stinks to high heaven

Another insult from Trump to Pope Francis.

McConnell’s health-care Hail Mary

This is a shift in tactics, not a concession of defeat.

What Aristotle and friends would say about the age of Trump

Tell me, old friends, when you look at all this hullabaloo from a very great distance, what do you see?